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The Nutcracker

Celebrate holiday cheer and the Christmas spirit with the classical ballet, The Nutcracker. It's not the holidays without the famous story, score, and cast of characters!

Kentucky Ballet Theatre is proud to present The Nutcracker at the Center for Rural Development in Somerset and the Lexington Opera House. The Nutcracker, a magical Christmas ballet, is set to the beautiful music of Tchaikovsky.  This holiday performance is complete with Drosselmeyer and Clara, along with a cast of snowflakes, mice, soldiers, angels, fairies, and of course the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier.
You don’t want to miss this holiday tradition!


Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at 7:00pm
at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset

For performance and ticket information contact The Center for Rural Development in Somerset at 606-677-6000 or refer to their website at

In Lexington, The Nutcracker will be performed at The Lexington Opera House
on Saturdays, December 9 and 16, 2023 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm and Sundays, December 10 and 17, 2023 at 2:00 pm.

Purchase Tickets Below 

Saturday, December 9, 2023 - 2 pm

Saturday, December 9, 2023 - 7pm

Sunday, December 10, 2023 - 2pm 

Saturday, December 16, 2023 - 2 pm

Saturday, December 16, 2023 - 7 pm

Sunday, December 17, 2023 - 2pm


The Nutcracker Gallery
Photos by: Paul Martin

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